Archive for the 'Politics' Category


The Amazon Kerfuffle

I’m shocked. Positively shocked, I tell you. You mean educated people are working around the clock to make tons of money and be granted stock options all at the same time? While you revel in guaranteed delivery of quality products at a discount seemingly instantly? Kinda reminds me of the Wal-Mart problem. You know, moving […]

John Oliver On Televangelists

There’s something happening here What it is ain’t exactly clear Those were the words of one Stephen Stills, written back in ’66, when the man tried to cramp the style of the youth, back before Pandora’s Box was paved over and everybody dashed for cash. How did that work out for the man? It didn’t. […]

Trump Rules

1. Money changes everything. If Donald Trump were poor, he’d have no traction. He gets attention, and in many cases a pass, because he’s a billionaire. That’s the nation we live in, one in which the rich have the power and the poor believe the loaded are better than they are. Or, that they too […]

The Data

Nate Silver wrote the definitive story on Donald Trump and nobody knows it. That’s right, America’s favorite statistician, the diviner of data, the man who makes sense out of chaos, analyzed the polls and found out that while Trump had the highest rating, his unfavorables were through the roof. In other words, only a small […]